Crossword Puzzle Number 916 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Former measure of the US economy.
4. A small cake leavened with yeast.
8. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential).
11. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
12. A sudden very loud noise.
13. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
14. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
16. Alloy of copper and tin and zinc.
18. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
19. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
20. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
21. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
23. On a ship, train, plane or other vehicle.
25. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
28. A decree that prohibits something.
29. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
32. Modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave.
33. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
34. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
36. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
38. A large number or amount.
42. An informal term for a father.
46. A slender double-reed instrument.
47. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
48. An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940).
49. A Loloish language.
50. An associate degree in applied science.
51. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
52. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.

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1. A compact mass.
2. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
3. A writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).
4. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
5. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
6. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
7. The month following March and preceding May.
8. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
9. Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
10. A special lineage.
15. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
17. Very dark black.
22. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
24. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
26. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
27. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
30. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
31. Sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor.
35. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
36. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
37. Common Indian weaverbird.
39. An outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down.
40. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
41. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm.
43. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
44. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
45. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.

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